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The wide open learning world: sea, land, and ice views
In my opinion
Potential implications of the online learning innovation fund
Conference reviews
@#altc2009: impressions of ALT 2009
Future of technology in education conference
Project updates
WikiVet
Interdisciplinary design to support learning design
Global resources for on-line education
Back to basics: the web, academic values, and Sakai
Education in a changing world: teachers and technology
Case studies
Twittering the student experience
Online 'student common rooms'
Introducing a radiofrequency clicker system: staff perceptions
ALT news
Chief Executive's report
All of a twitter
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Innovating e-Learning 2009
Editorial
ALT-C Keynote and invited speaker sessions
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Editorial
by Morag Munro


In this edition:

  • Kevin Donovan, Graham McElearney and Kirsten Thompson give us their take on this year’s ALT-C conference.
  • ALT is now providing regular news updates via Twitter: Matt Lingard provides an update. 
  • Beverley Panto provides a student perspective on 'WikiVet'.
  • Curt Bonk shows how technology is facilitating self- and peer-facilitated learning opportunities in new - and unusual -  learning locations.
  • Paul Bacsich considers the implications of the online learning innovation fund and suggests some possible ways forward.
  • Liz Masterman outlines the work of the Learning Design Support Environment group.
  • Beverly Woolf and Burton Woolf introduce the The Global Resources for on-line Education (GROE) project.
  • Alan Cann and colleagues consider Twitter's potential for gathering data relevant to student support and communication.
  • Clay Fenlason updates us on the latest implementation of Sakai.
  • Peter Twinning reports on the Open University/e-skills UK ICT CPD Programme.
  • Emily Bennett and colleagues report on the development of 'Student Common Rooms' at the University of Portsmouth.
  • Daniela Gachago discusses staff reactions to the implementation of a infrared student response system.
  • Tim Bush reports on the Future of Technology in Education conference.

Would you like to contribute to the ALT Online Newsletter?
The ALT News team welcomes articles that relate to Learning Technology, including policy focused articles, case-studies demonstrating good practice, reviews of software, book reviews and conference reviews.

The ALT Online Newsletter is published quarterly online. The author guidelines are available from the ALT web site at: http://www.alt.ac.uk/docs/guidelines_for_altn_authors_2009.pdf.

For further information please contact the Editor, Morag Munro: morag.munro@dcu.ie.

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